We specialise in media law. Offline and online. Digital and analogue. National and international.
Our lawyers advise you in all media industry-related areas.
Our legal advice begins with rights clearance, development, structuring and financing, and extends to all questions relating to the production and exploitation of national and international film- and TV projects.
UNVERZAGT's team of specialist lawyers assists and acts for clients in relation to all trademark law issues. Strategic advice on building and expanding a brand portfolio lies within the range of our legal services just as much as enforcing your trademark rights before the courts, at trade fairs, or in border confiscation procedures.
UNVERZAGT's team of specialist lawyers advises and acts for clients in relation to all challenges arising from design rights. Whether the solution to your problem lies in a registered design right or an unregistered design right under European law, or whether your design rights can be enforced through copyright or competition law, we are at your side to identify the best solution for you.
German and international copyright law has traditionally been the firm's core competence, and represents a common interface with the various specialist fields within media law.
Advertising is not an independent field of law, but draws instead on a whole range of rights, in particular copyright, trademark and competition law. We act for agencies, media agencies, and advertising clients, helping them to develop and implement their creative ideas.
As a firm, UNVERZAGT specialised early on in providing cutting edge legal advice to companies in the online sector. We act for publishers, marketers, advertising and media agencies, but also for a large number of technology companies in the online sector.
Data protection plays a key role in the online sector. Matters such as Cross Device Targeting, Online Behavioral Advertising and Progammatic Advertising are not feasible unless the data protection environment is properly taken into account.
We specialise in advising companies in the mobile sector. We act for publishers, marketers, advertising and media agencies but also for a multitude of technology suppliers in the mobile sector.
We have made our name in publishing law over the course of 25 years of experience in advising and acting for best-selling and many other kinds of authors, institutions and renowned publishing houses.
PR law draws upon a range of different legal practice areas, including copyright, competition law and press law.
We advise authors, artists, producers and publishers on all questions of music law, in relation both to music publishing and to the development and realisation of music productions.
UNVERZAGT offers comprehensive advice and expertise in the field of individual and collective employment law. Our services include reviewing and drafting contracts of employment, works agreements and other agreements that define the world of work, as well as actively supporting and representing clients in employment tribunal disputes.
We advise our clients on the organisational structure (corporate governance), on contractual agreements with their corporate bodies (managing directors, board members, supervisory and advisory boards) and their liability, we support our clients in the preparation and conduct of shareholders' meetings and general meetings, in capital measures (equity and debt financing, such as capital increases or shareholder loans) as well as in transactions under transformation law (mergers, demergers, changes of legal form) and the formation of joint ventures and strategic partnerships.
We advise and represent our clients in strategic corporate transactions, i.e. in the acquisition or sale of companies in their entirety or in parts in the form of asset or share deals or through restructuring, in mergers of companies, strategic partnerships, cooperations, joint ventures, succession arrangements, management buy-outs/buy-ins, etc.
Dr. Frank Eickmeier
Copyright-, Press- and Media law, Online Marketing-, Data Protection- and Advertising law
Dr. Gero Brugmann
Copyright- and Media law, legal support for the production process, structured finance in the field of intangible assets, security rights, banks and completion guarantees
Dr. Sebastian Rengshausen
Trademark Law, Copyright- and Privacy law, Competition and Advertising law
Press- and Media law, Privacy law (print, online, tv, radio), Unfair Competition Law
Dr. Mina Kianfar
Copyright and Media Law, Law of Unfair Competition and False Advertising, Antitrust
Dr. Marian Klingebiel
Copyright, Media and Press Law, Unfair Competition Law, Online Marketing Law / Data Protection Law